On the trail of industrial history

Business Consulting to the order Marshal's Office of the Silesian Voivodeship


Radosław Kaźmierczak

The installation was part of INDUSTRIADA 2014 -the festival of the Silesian Industrial Monuments Route and was located on the premises of Park Tradycji in Siemianowice Śląskie.

The installation, consisting of seven parts, was revisiting the rich history of mining and steel industry in Siemianowice Śląskie. The visitors could see ghosts of people involved in the industrial history of the city- Hugo Henckel von Donnersmarck and his wife Laura. In the cellar of the object the visitors could smell the coal mine. The entrance gate to the “Laura” steel plant was reconstructed under the headframe of the shaft “Krystyn” and when the visitors went through the gate, they switched on light elements. During sightseeing they could also stumble upon glowing light cubes with traditional miners’ proverbs and sayings.